posted on Oct, 25 2013 @ 08:43 AM
reply to post by benrl
By those standards we should stop prosecuting drunk driving, spousal abuse, child abuse as well as any drug-related crimes. After all, it's so
commonplace we will never change it. Why bother?
The day we started selectively enforcing the law was the day the law became a tool for some special interest rather than as the foundation for
It may seem impractical even impossible to enforce the laws on immigration.
Yet failure to do so will force our country to pay a heavy price, far heavier than at least attempting to remedy the issue.
They don't sneak in to the US because they're hiding college diplomas.
Most don't even have a HS diploma.
This affects their earnings and in turn what is taken from you to pay for social programs and increased use off all government services as well as
I hope you have deep pockets because it will cost tens if not hundreds of billions more each year.
Eta: If the US were running huge surpluses and we weren't all running our households on a shoestring because the government can't stop spending our
money for us I would say "fine, welcome to the US! - I hope the American dream will happen for you". The real world is telling us we're broke, this
is an economic issue first and until it no longer is cannot become a humanitarian or any other kind of issue.
Usually I'm in agreement with you Benrl, have you seen the real numbers on what this costs the US every year?
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